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Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Journey to Change the World... One Child at a Time
by Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin

Published: 2009-01-22
Paperback : 240 pages
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This young readers edition of the worldwide bestseller Three Cups of Tea has been specially adapted for younger readers and updated by Greg Mortenson to bring his remarkable story of humanitarianism up to date for the present. Includes new photos and illustrations, as well as a special ...
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This young readers edition of the worldwide bestseller Three Cups of Tea has been specially adapted for younger readers and updated by Greg Mortenson to bring his remarkable story of humanitarianism up to date for the present. Includes new photos and illustrations, as well as a special interview by Greg’s twelve-year-old daughter, Amira, who has traveled with her father as an advocate for the Pennies for Peace program for children.

Editorial Review

From Viking Press
In regards to the 60 Minutes episode that aired April 17, 2011: "Greg Mortenson’s work as a humanitarian in Afghanistan and Pakistan has provided tens of thousands of children with an education. 60 Minutes is a serious news organization and in the wake of their report, Viking plans to carefully review the materials with the author."

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Discussion Questions

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Did you admire Mortensen? Would you have liked to have been married to him?
Who is a true hero in the book? Can we really change the world one cup of tea at a time?
Do you have an example where your failures have launched into success?
by Coreen (see profile) 06/18/09

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Book Club Recommendations

Hand out questions, serve food based on what was served in the book
by Coreen (see profile) 06/18/09
Tea! We had tea!

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  "Three Cups of Tea"by jamiedv (see profile) 03/22/10

 
  "a thought provoking, worthy read"by holland (see profile) 03/21/10

not being a lover of non fiction, this book started quite slowly for me...interesting, but not particularly engaging. somewhere around page 50, however, i was hooked by the poignant narrative of a courageous... (read more)

 
  "Three Cups of Tea"by hgould (see profile) 08/11/09

Lots of new learning...and lots of hints about how the world needs to behave to make peace.

 
  "Three Cups of Tea"by Coreen (see profile) 06/18/09

Three Cups of Tea was a story of failure turned to success. The manner in which Mortensen 'fell' into his destiny was captivating. The relationships that he formed with the people that led him on his... (read more)

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